FAA gives Inmarsat SB-S ops, safety comms green light

May 7, 2019 1

Global mobile satellite communications business Inmarsat has received final approval from the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for its SB-S digital airline operations and safety platform. The FAA has validated the capability of Inmarsat SB-S […]


Iris programme enters implementation phase

March 14, 2019 0

Inmarsat’s research phase of its Iris air traffic management programme has successfully concluded and work on commercial implementation has now commenced. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), the programme is being developed to […]


Inmarsat teams with Europe’s leading ANS providers on Iris

November 22, 2018 0

Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major air navigation services providers in support of the Iris programme to modernise air traffic management across Europe. DFS (Germany), ENAIRE (Spain), ENAV (Italy), EUROCONTROL MUAC (North-West Germany, Belgium, […]


RESILIENCE: Business As Usual?

October 4, 2018 0

As the ATM industry deploys ever more complex technologies and becomes progressively more integrated, how does it develop the necessary resilience to guarantee ATM safety? Frequentis’ Hannu Juurakko shares his views on the current situation […]


RESILIENCE: Loud & Clear?

October 4, 2018 0

Paul Ravenhill discusses what needs to be in place in an effort to develop resilient communications for a digital future ATM appears to be on the cusp of a bright new digital future. A digital […]


SESAR DM, ESA ink Iris co-operation pact

August 7, 2018 0

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. The MoC will see both organisations coordinate over the deployment […]


Inmarsat, ESA complete major Iris milestone

July 19, 2018 0

Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA), have completed the first test flight using the world’s most advanced aviation satellite technology for their Iris programme in support of European air traffic modernisation. The evaluation is […]


FLYHT certified for Inmarsat’s SB-S platform

May 24, 2018 0

Real-time aircraft connectivity expert FLYHT Aerospace Solutions has become the first partner for Inmarsat’s recently-launched Aviation Certified Application Provider (CAP) programme that will bring together connected safety and operations applications. By testing, optimising and certifying […]


Cobham debuts business jet FANS upgrade

May 22, 2018 0

Cobham has launched a communications upgrade option that delivers all the benefits of Inmarsat’s SB-S technology platform and FANS 1/A compliance to business jets at a price point well below historical solutions. Enabled by the development […]